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South Wea Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in April 2005

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BH Photo #111786

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over South Wea Creek, 3.0 mi. south and 0.6 mi. west of Louisburg
Location
Miami County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Design
Closed-spandrel Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.57777, -94.68918   (decimal degrees)
38°34'40" N, 94°41'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/352860/4271275 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Louisburg
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
108
Inventory numbers
KS 000611105304960 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18138 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 41.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,474)
Built 1915 (1,168)
Built during 1910s (9,199)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,748)
Deck arch (10,724)
Kansas (2,966)
Miami County, Kansas (79)
One-lane traffic (7,531)
Open (38,328)
Owned by county (19,902)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,547)
Structurally deficient (16,403)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,945)

Update Log 

  • March 16, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • February 27, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"
  • February 14, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com